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WDAY TV, Published October 15 2011

Lisbon to ban sex offenders from living in parks

LISBON, N.D. — Lisbon city leaders are looking to ban sex offenders from living in city parks, after a convicted sex offender from Mandan moved to the southeast North Dakota city and lived out of a camper in a popular park.

The offender has since been arrested for not notifying authorities about where he was living, as is required by law. But Police Chief Jeannette Persons tells WDAY-TV that having a sex offender living for weeks near areas where children played alarmed many in the community.

The City Council next month will vote on a proposed ordinance to outlaw sex offenders from living in city parks.